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What Is GIS

What Is GIS

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GIS is computer software that links geographic information (where things are) with descriptive information (what things are). Unlike a flat paper map, where what you see is what you get, GIS can present many layers of different information.
GIS is computer software that links geographic information (where things are) with descriptive information (what things are). Unlike a flat paper map, where what you see is what you get, GIS can present many layers of different information.

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Mapping technology is central to effective elections. From

redistricting to campaigning to Election Day itself, GIS powers

the operations that drive this essential democratic process.

Today, GIS goes far beyond election logistics to enable

productive collaboration via informative, interactive maps. It's

easier than ever to leverage existing GIS resources to create

easy-to-use applications that give offcials, candidates, citizens,

and the media a powerful new platform on which to visualize and

discuss the electoral process.

Learn more about how GIS helps in elections and redistricting.

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